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Workshop on Women and Conscientious Objection

Lucienne Boyce will be speaking about 'Lily Girdlestone of Bristol and Women’s Resistance to Compulsory War Work in the First World War’. West of England and South Wales Women’s History Network, 126 Hampton Road, Redland, Bristol.


The Bristol Suffragettes

19:30 - 21:30
At Hawkesbury & Horton Women’s Institute Group Meeting. Details to follow.


The Bristol Suffragettes

Hutton Ladies, Hutton Village Hall, BS24 9SN. Details to follow.


Spinsters, Hysterics and Ungrateful Women: The Anti Suffrage Movement

13:00 - 14:00
Lucienne Boyce (author of 'The Bristol Suffragettes') looks at the sometimes hilarious and sometimes horrifying attempts of the antis to turn the tide. Wrexham Carnival of Words. FFI please click here.

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